20 August 2016

Blog Tour & Review ~ Second Impressions by Amy George



Second Impressions
by Amy George


Once, Fitzwilliam Darcy and Elizabeth Bennet were foes, then tenuous friends. After Elizabeth discovers Darcy is engaged to another woman, she flees to Boston to seek solace with her cousin, the brash and worldly Emeline Poston.

When she returns to England after years spent abroad, Elizabeth must face the man who shattered her heart, and she is shocked to find the proud man she once knew drastically altered. Does she have the courage to seek out the man with whom she fell in love—whatever the cost?

Fitzwilliam Darcy has spent his days regretting what might have been and his nights being tormented by the decisions he has made. His life in tatters, he can barely face the once-respectable man in his mirror or the baby girl in Pemberley’s nursery. Now that Elizabeth has returned, will he atone for his mistakes and win her heart for good?

This alternate path reimagining of Jane Austen’s Pride & Prejudice is recommended for adult readers.



Review

Second Impressions is sweet, sensual Pride and Prejudice variation.

Darcy's been through some tough times and Lizzy is just the person that can help him through it. We also get to see Jane, Charles, Mr. Bennet, and Kitty again, as well as meet a few new cast of characters.

The book jumps from several point of views, giving you several storylines to follow, but the reader is able to keep up since they all flow together. I really loved how much Jane and Kitty have grown into their own person over the years; they've become strong individuals.

I was a little taken aback by Emeline's personality and sometimes brash behavior. I understand why she is the way she is, but she's got a big heart and cares about those she loves.

I enjoyed this book; it's fun, witty, sensual, and full of love. My heart ached for Darcy's pain, fell head over heels for Grace, admired Jane's new hobby, and adore Lizzy's compassion. This book has some twists and turns that may surprise you.



About The Author

Amy George is a middle-aged woman who hates her "old lady/grown-up" car and refuses to listen to its radio at a reasonable volume, especially when the Beastie Boys or the Violent Femmes are playing. She lives in a town in the middle of the country where the county fair is one of the biggest social events of the season and everything is fried. Her household consists of a dog, a cat, a man, a hermit, and stubborn soap scum.

She has been writing since she was a child and was a frequent contributor to the Hyacinth Gardens, a popular but defunct JAFF site.



Second Impressions Blog Tour Schedule

8/15: Review at Margie’s Must Reads
8/16: Excerpt & Giveaway at Romance Novel Giveaway
8/17: Guest Post & Giveaway at My Jane Austen Book Club
8/18: Guest Post & Giveaway at Skipping Midnight
8/19: Review at Tomorrow is Another Day
8/20: Review at Liz’s Reading Life
8/22: Excerpt & Giveaway at More Agreeably Engaged
8/23: Review at Half Agony, Half Hope
8/23: Excerpt & Giveaway at So Little Time…
8/24: Review at My Kids Led Me Back to Pride and Prejudice
8/25: Guest Post & Giveaway at From Pemberley to Milton
8/26: Review at Diary of an Eccentric
8/27: Review at Just Jane 1813
8/28: Author Interview & Giveaway at Babblings of a Bookworm


4 comments:

  1. I'm looking forward to reading this

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  2. Every time I read a review of this book, I find a new thing that makes me want to read it more! How many cool glimpses are there? No spoilers, of course! Thanks for enlightening us readers, Liz!

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